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Research organization executive , scientist

Onesmo Kitamoni ole-MoiYoi, Kenyan research organization executive, scientist. Medical Diplomate North America. Recipient Elder Burning Spear, Government Kenya, 1994, Kilby award, 2003; scholar Aga Khan scholar, Harvard University, 1964-1968.


Ole-MoiYoi, Onesmo Kitamoni was born on February 16, 1943 in Loliondo, Northern, Tanzania.


Bachelor, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968. Doctor of Medicine, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1972. D Science (honorary), Soka University, Tokyo, Japan, 2001.


Intern, resident Brigham Hospitals, Boston, 1972—1974. Postdoctoral fellow Harvard University, Cambridge, 1974—1977, instructor medicine, 1977—1979, assistant professor medicine, 1979—1982. From scientist to senior scientist ILRAD, Nairobi, Kenya, 1981—1994.

Founder and principal scientist IMCB-A, Kenya, since 1996. Director ICIPE Research and Partnerships, Kenya, since 2001. Capps scholar Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1979—1982.

Vice-president Molec Medicine Society, since 1995.


  • Medical Diplomate North America.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member World Health Organization, General MCBN Switzerland, Committee Trypasomiasis, Switzerland, 1985—1993, United States Department of Agriculture Committee Recombinant Vaccines, Washington, 1988—1990. Vice-chair to chairman Kenyatta University Council, Nairobi, Kenya, 1985—2002. Member Great Neglected Disease Network Rockefeller Foundation, World Health Organization, 1977—1987, Essential National Health Research, Nairobi, Kenya, 1995—2002, United Nations Educational Executive Board Science, Paris, France (including Monaco), 1990—1998.

Member of American Society Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Molecular Medicine Society, Human Genome Organization, Biodiversity Committee, KEMRI Board Management.


Son of Ndina Parmuat and Loimann Karya ole-MoiYoi. Married Linda Barbara ole-MoiYoi, August 16, 1974. Children: Payan, Katrina, Kileken.

Ndina Parmuat

Loimann Karya

Linda Barbara ole-MoiYoi

Payan ole-MoiYoi

Katrina ole-MoiYoi

Kileken ole-MoiYoi